President Ford

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Long, Long Ago – Far, Far Away – The Republican Convention – August 18, 1976 – Past Daily Reference Room

August 18, 1976 – Republican Convention – Presidential nominations – CBS – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Forty-two years ago this week, Republicans gathered in Kansas City to select a nominee for the 1976 Presidential election. Like most conventions, it had its fair share of cliff hangers – Gerald Ford,...

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August 9, 1974 – “Our Long National Nightmare Is Over” – Gerald Ford Becomes President

August 9, 1974 – Gerald Ford Is Sworn In As President – CBS News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 9, 1974 – while we were still busy digesting the resignation speech of Richard Nixon the evening earlier, and were still processing Nixon’s somewhat surreal farewell address, vice-President Gerald...

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President Ford Proposes Amnesty – September 16, 1974 – Past Daily Reference Room

President Ford – Amnesty Proposal for Vietnam era Deserters and resisters – September 16, 1974 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The War in Southeast Asia; the seemingly endless conflict that consumed Vietnam, as well as Cambodia and Laos and left them countries enveloped in widespread destruction for almost three...